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Paul Sisson

Dr. Paul Sisson

Name: Dr. Paul D. Sisson

Title: Interim Chancellor, Professor of Mathematics

Start Year at LSUS: 1993

Credentials: PhD in Mathematics, University of South Carolina, 1993

Department: Academic Affairs

Office Location: Administration Building 268

Office Phone: 318-797-5234


Office Hours:

By Appointment

Teaching Assignments:

Math 490/690

FA 490 Mathematical Art (Fall 2013)

Research Interests:

  • Topological Vector Spaces
  • Functional Analysis
  • Mathematica and its applications to teaching and research

Selected Publications:

  • A Rigid Space Admitting Compact Operators.  Studia Mathematica, 112 (1995), no. 1, 137-147
  • Capturing the Origin with Random Points.  (Ralph Howard, co-author).  College Mathematics Journal, 27 (1996), no. 3, 186-192
  • Integrating Calculus and Algebra to the Benefit of Both.  Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics, 1997
  • A Rigid Space Homeomorphic to Hilbert Space.  (Nguyen To Nhu, co-author).  Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society, 126 (1998), no. 1, 85-95
  • Polynomials of Arbitrarily High Degree, Descartes' Rule of Signs, and the Calculation of Effective Rate of Return.  Proceedings of the Spring 2000 LA/MS MAA Meeting
  • Row Enumeration of Three Species.  (Michael Avidon and Richard Mabry, co-authors).  Mathematics Magazine, 74 (2001), no. 2, 130-134
  • Rigid Spaces and the AR-Property. (Jan Jaworowski, Nguyen To Nhu, Nguyen Nhuy, and Pham Quang Trinh, co-authors).  Tsukuba Journal of Mathematics, 25 (2001), no. 2, 413-442
  • College Algebra, textbook published by Hawkes Publishing Ó 2003.  ISBN 0-918091-70-5
  • Precalculus, textbook published by Hawkes Publishing Ó 2006.  ISBN 0-918091-89-6
  • Fractal Art Using Variations on Escape Time Algorithms in the Complex Plane.  Journal of Mathematics and the Arts, 1 (2007), no. 1, 41-45
  • College Algebra, 2nd ed, textbook published by Hawkes Publishing Ó 2008.  ISBN 1-932628-27-4

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